Timeline of the 1930's

  • Dust Bowl

    Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl, also known as the Dirty Thirties, was a period of dust storms that greatly damaged the ecology and agriculture of the US and Canadian prairies during the 1930s. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guTek7ipD4U
  • Period: to

    "The happy days are here again."

  • The first frozen vegetables

    The first frozen vegetables
    The first frozen vegetables are now being sold to the public. http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blfrfood.htm
  • Star Spangled Banner

    Star Spangled Banner
    The Star Spangled Banner was adopted and made the national anthem by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931 which was signed by President Herbert Hoover. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i426pbQJZ_g
  • The Empire State Building

    The Empire State Building
    The Empire State Building is generally thought of as an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. When it was first completed it was the tallest building in the world. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2-_07PJcYc
  • New Deal Coalition

    New Deal Coalition
    The New Deal coalition is an American political term that refers to the alignment of interest groups and voting blocs that supported the New Deal and voted for Democratic presidential candidates from 1932 until the late 1960s. http://www.glencoe.com/video_library/index_with_mods.php?PROGRAM=9780078745232&VIDEO=2780&CHAPTER=12
  • Stimson Doctrine

    Stimson Doctrine
    The Stimson Doctrine is a policy of the United States federal government, enunciated in a note of January 7, 1932, to Japan and China, of non-recognition of international territorial changes that were executed by force; because Japan recently seized Manchuria by force. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnZt6aiFtRk
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    FDR delivers his first inaugural address after being sworn in by Chief Justice Charles Hughes on March 4, 1933. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/fdrfirstinaugural.html
  • Black Cabinet

    Black Cabinet
    The Black Cabinet was first known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs, an informal group of African-American public policy advisors to United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was supported by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. By mid-1935, there were 45 African Americans working in federal executive departments and New Deal agencies. http://www.inmotionaame.org/gallery/detail.cfm;jsessionid=f830186091401339293487?migration=9&topic=8&id=487435&bhcp=1
  • Fireside Chat

    Fireside Chat
    The fireside chats were a series of thirty evening radio addresses given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/fdrfirstfiresidechat.html
  • FDIC

    FDIC
    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is a United States government corporation operating as an independent agency created by the Banking Act of 1933. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-65SPjSrmME
  • 21st Ammendment

    21st Ammendment
    The Ammendment that ended prohibition, making alcohol now legal. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfXqPO3TQmA
  • Huey Long

    Huey Long
    Nicknamed The Kingfish, he was an American politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hphgHi6FD8k
  • Indian New Deal

    Indian New Deal
    The Indian Reorganization Act of June 18, 1934, sometimes known as the Indian New Deal, was U.S. federal legislation that secured certain rights to Native Americans, including Alaska Natives. http://www.chickasaw.tv/home/video/reestablishing-indian-self-governance/document/indian-reorganization-act
  • Federal Art Project

    Federal Art Project
    Several New Deal programs that provided employment for artists during the Great Depression. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_tp7YZ0x1Y
  • National Labor Relations Act

     National Labor Relations Act
    The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 is a foundational statute of US labor law which guarantees basic rights of private sector employees to organize into trade unions, engage in collective bargaining for better terms and conditions at work, and take collective action including strike if necessary. http://millercenter.org/president/speeches/detail/3304
  • Social Security Act

    Social Security Act
    The act was an attempt to limit what was seen as dangers in the modern American life, including old age, poverty, unemployment, and the burdens of widows and fatherless children. http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/fdrsocialsecurityact.htm
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    The New Deal was a series of domestic programs enacted in the United States between 1933 and 1936, and a few that came later. http://millercenter.org/president/speeches/detail/3280
  • Jessie Owens Olympics

    Jessie Owens Olympics
    In the 1936 Summer Olympics Jessie Owens won 4 gold medals and put an end to Hitlers myth of Aryan supremecy. He was ranked by ESPN as the sixth greatest North American athlete of the twentieth century and the highest-ranked in his sport. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quQopJmQry4
  • Golden Gate Bridge

    Golden Gate Bridge
    The structure links the U.S. city of San Francisco, on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, to Marin County, bridging both U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 across the strait. The bridge is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States. It has been declared one of the Wonders of the Modern World. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTVaEWuIJzw
  • Scottsboro Trial

    Scottsboro Trial
    The trial ended with Haywood Patterson being convicted of rape and sentenced to 75 years in prison. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmsYLmqx3wg
  • Fair Labor Standards Act

    Fair Labor Standards Act
    The FLSA introduced a maximum 44-hour seven-day workweek, established a national minimum wage, guaranteed "time-and-a-half" for overtime in certain jobs, and prohibited most employment of minors in "oppressive child labor", a term that is defined in the statute. http://millercenter.org/president/speeches/detail/3313
  • Second New Deal

    Second New Deal
    The Second New Deal is the term used to characterize the second stage of the New Deal programs of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. In his address to Congress in January 1935, Roosevelt called for three major goals: improved use of national resources, security against old age, unemployment and illness, and slum clearance, as well as a national welfare program to replace state relief efforts. http://millercenter.org/president/speeches/detail/3308
  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz
    The Wizard of Oz movie premiers to the public and goes down in history as one of the best examples of American popular culture during the 1930's. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNugTWHnSfw
  • World War II Begins

    World War II Begins
    The war started with the Germans invasion of Poland, prior to that Japan and Italy signed treaties with eachother. The rest of the allied forces joined together and ended the war in Germany in early 1941. http://millercenter.org/scripps/archive/speeches#fdroosevelt